Tsabo Tavoc

Tsabo Tavoc

Legendary Creature — Horror

First strike, protection from legendary creatures

(Black)(Black), Tap: Destroy target legendary creature. It can't be regenerated.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Leviathan Legal
Highlander Legal
Custom Legal
Legacy Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Casual Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Limited Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Unformat Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Tsabo Tavoc occurrence in decks from the last year

Tsabo Tavoc Discussion

DemonDragonJ on Commander Legends Spoilers

4 months ago

Coward_Token, I agree that this was a missed opportunity either reprint Tsabo Tavoc or print a new version of her, but, perhaps WotC shall do so in a future set.

Also, why are you so pleased with hate toward land ramping?

Coward_Token on Commander Legends Spoilers

4 months ago

Opposition Agent: Aven Mindcensor on wing-clipping steroids. Note that you can play fetched lands this way.

Three Visits: Unexpected but welcome Portal Three Kingdoms reprint.

Coastline Marauders: It seems like the land ramp hate train is coming, ****ing finally. Dunno if I'll put it in my actual Pirate deck tho as killing people you've stolen stuff from is kinda awkward, but hey it got evasion and is reasonably costed.

Emberwilde Captain: You'd think it'd count your hand instead since you've probably the one that's drawn an extra card? I guess tho that it helps offset the group hug side-effect of the monarch tho. Also, no evasion and pretty expensive so a no-go in my Brass deck.

Was Keskit, the Flesh Sculptor in a novel or something? I can't find any flavor text on him and it seems odd that they'd make a new character instead of using any number of old or new phyrexian characters, like Tsabo Tavoc.

Blim, Comedic Genius: Would it be too harsh if it exchanged control? And did the last sentence really need to be symmetrical? Anyway, I've previously done a list of gift-friendly cards for a custom card if anyone is interested; It's ~2 ½ years old so absolutely everything isn't there but it should cut down on search time: (Check the "Wall of Cards" spoiler button) http://tappedout.net/mtg-forum/custom-cards/grixiszedruu/ (YOUR TIME IS NOW Vampirism!!!)

DemonDragonJ: Demonic knowledge seems mostly good for being gifted by Blim, although that's ironically anti-synergetic with his discarding

mynameisfifi on Why Are Empress Galina and …

7 months ago

How was this even a question lol Empress Galina is a total mana investment of seven before she even does anything, Tsabo Tavoc is a total mana investment of NINE before anything relevant happens.

They're not banned in EDH because they're terrible cards.

Although.. the RC banning underpowered cards just because a handful of people don't like them wouldn't surprise me, to be fair.

DarkHero on Why Are Empress Galina and …

7 months ago

Karakas can abuse and break commanders. Tsabo Tavoc and Empress Galina are generally not good.

RNR_Gaming on Why Are Empress Galina and …

7 months ago

I mean Tsabo Tavoc looks pretty cool though. Like something right out of star wars. That counts for something lol

griffstick on Why Are Empress Galina and …

7 months ago

Think of about this DemonDragonJ, if your opponent plays both Tsabo Tavoc and Empress Galina in the same turn and passes turn, is that stronger than that player playing Expropriate?

Now even if Tsabo Tavoc had haste it still wouldn't be better than Empress Galina

DemonDragonJ on Why Are Empress Galina and …

7 months ago

Karakas is banned in EDH, because every deck has at least one legendary creature (except for a rare few decks that have planeswalkers as their generals), so it is obvious that that land would be too powerful for this format.

However, neither Tsabo Tavoc nor Empress Galina are banned in EDH, despite the fact that their abilities specifically affect legendary creatures, so I am wondering why that it. Is it because, as creatures, they are easier to be dealt with than are lands?

What does everyone else say about this? Why are Empress Galina and Tsabo Tavoc not banned in EDH?

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

9 months ago

Considering has not only a lack of spell-slinger commanders, but Nikya of the Old Ways and Ruric Thar, the Unbowed, which actively counter that strategy, I think it's the least likely to have that idea represented.

Referenced on Gruul Locket:

Gna, Spell Brute

Creature - Ogre Shaman

Whenever a creature you countrol becomes the target of an instant or sorcery, it gets a +1/+1 counter and fights target creature you don't control.

Whenever a creature dies as a result of fighting, target creature gets X +1/+1 counters, where X is the creature's toughness.


It's kinda a fighting commander more than anything else.

I'd like to see a Hate-based Rakdos commander. Dragonlord Kolaghan, Kaervek the Merciless , and Tsabo Tavoc are probably the closest, but don't really hate on a particular mechanic/strategy/effect, etc.

I think I've been Ninja'd, if so, see above.

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